Greater Manchester - Import Procedures Training
Start Date/Time: 14 November 2017 09:30
End Date/Time: 14 November 2017 12:30
The course will cover a combination of documents and procedures and explain the content and the benefits of being aware of this information.

As with all aspects of business, being efficient and profitable is a very important factor to most. This course is suitable for companies new to importing and established companies who need to update their current procedures.

Key learning objectives and outcomes:

- Be able to demonstrate an understanding of import documentation and procedures.
- Understand what is an import?
- What should be considered before importing?
- Understand the content of an import purchase order and instructions to the supplier.
- What documentation is required to ensure import customs clearance?
- Understand what determines how much duty and VAT is payable?
- What information you should check on import documentation.
- Be able to identify customs regimes and import controls.
- Be aware of duty and VAT suspension regimes which benefit the importer.
- Understand that the import of certain goods is controlled and where to go for sources of information and assistance.


Whether you are new to importing or an experienced importer, there are always areas where you can improve your knowledge and subsequently your import procedures. This course gives attendees important knowledge of the key elements of import procedures. The course is ideal for people working in purchasing, import administration, finance, shipping administration or customer services.

This course is accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce and delegates will receive one credit towards the Foundation Award in International Trade. You will need to achieve 6 credits to be awarded with the Foundation Award, a nationally recognised qualification.

For more details on any of the above please email

Standard: £175.00 + VAT
Member: £125.00 + VAT


Owned by Amy Cawley On 08 June 2017